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Winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize Nominated for the Carnegie Medal Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was only defeated thanks to the skill and bravery of the Witches. But now the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester, and the only spell that might stop it is lost, deep below the great city of King's Haven. Then orphan Larabelle Fox stumbles across a mysterious wooden box while treasure-hunting in the city's sewers. Little does she realise she is about to be catapulted into an adventure, facing wild magic and mortal danger - and a man who casts no shadow . . .
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"There's epic good-versus-evil fantasy in Evernight, an assured and atmospheric novel." * Guardian * "[A] vivid imaginative world, dripping with genuine menace, violence and rich, complex characters. You'll be breathless by the end." * Daily Mail * "Themes of loyalty, bravery and the abuse of power are riven through a fast-paced plot set in a richly textured world." * i (The Independent) * "With its heart-in-mouth chases, evil witch and two brave friends, it's compellingly scary." * New Statesman * "A fast paced and gripping thriller, laced with superb world building. Evernight maintains the suspense right until the final page... Beautifully cinematic, Evernight is a spellbinding tale." * The Scotsman * "An assured fantasy adventure set in a richly imagined world." * The Bookseller *
Ross MacKenzie has been writing stories since he was seven years old, when he created an illustrated short story about a hungry crocodile named Crunchy Colin in a smuggled school jotter. His novel The Nowhere Emporium won the Blue Peter Best Story Award and the Scottish Children's Book Award. He now splits his time between writing, his day job as a graphic designer and his wife, daughters and cocker spaniel, with whom he lives near Glasgow.